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- n. The district attached to a chapel.
- n. A division of a large or populous parish which has its own parochial or district chapel.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The territorial district legally assigned to a chapel.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The nominal or legal territorial district assigned to a chapel dependent on a mother church; the jurisdiction or bounds of a chapel.
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The income of his chapelry was the munificent sum of £17 10 s.
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‘And one of the said parties must, for the space of fifteen days immediately preceding such license, have had his or her usual place of abode within the parish or chapelry within which such marriage is to be solemnized!’
The parish of Halifax touches that of Bradford, in which the chapelry of Haworth is included; and the nature of the ground in the two parishes is much the of the same wild and hilly description.
In 1841 the population of the chapelry was only 1526.
There was a quay here and a chapelry in very early days, and the place was active enough before Penzance had come forward as a port at all; it is said that there was also a small oratory on St. Clement's Isle.
In 1351 William de Barkworth, “lord of Polume,” presented to the moiety of the chapelry (of Poolham); and in 1369 Thomas de Thymelby presented to it.
Simonside (in the chapelry of South Shields) was, according to tradition, so entirely depopulated, that the nearest townships divided the deserted lands.
The value of the rectory of Burton, with the chapelry of Shepton, was returned, in 1650, as 201l.
Hansom (Chapter III) with Anceaumville, betrays the same belief in phonetic epilepsy that inspires the derivation of Barber from the chapelry of Sainte-Barbe.